Parental Substance Use and the Child Welfare System

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This bulletin touches on the relationship between substance use disorders and child maltreatment. It discusses the impact of parental substance use on children, child welfare laws related to parental substance use, and service delivery challenges. The bulletin also shares innovative prevention and treatment approaches, as well as promising child welfare casework practices.

Related Topics

  • Behavioral Health
  • Child Welfare
  • Children 0-5
  • Children 6-19
  • Fathers/Partners
  • Parenting